Private jet charters trend up 50% year-over-year, 4% over 2019

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The U.S. private jet charter market is hot, with almost 50% more sectors so far this year than last, and 4% more flights than in the same period of 2019, according to WingX.

Branded private jet charter operators set flight records in March

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Overall, private aviation activity in March was up 30% compared to 2020, but down 8% compared to 2019

Business aviation activity surged 30% in March compared to the same period in 2020. However, private jet flights were still 8% down compared to 2019, according to WingX.

U.S. private jet charter market hitting record levels in March

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March private jet charter flights to Florida are 19% higher than 2020 and 2019 levels, WingX reports

March comes in like a lion and leaves like a lamb, goes the old saying. According to WingX’s weekly private jet tracking report, the U.S. private jet market has been all big cat this month so far.

Private jet flights increase share of worldwide fixed-wing flights by 58%

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Private jets’ share of global fixed-wing flight activity has increased to 19% this year compared to 12% prior to 2020, according to WingX

Private aviation accounted for 19% of all fixed-wing activity so far this year compared with 12% for the same period in 2020, according to WingX. That’s despite a year-to-date decline of 8% for private flying comparing with a 24% dive last year. It also reflects the continued swoon for scheduled airlines.

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